1.1    .................... moves to amend H. F. No. 3661 as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.5    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For the purpose of this section, the terms defined in
1.6this subdivision have the meanings given them.
1.7    (b) "Reductions" means the greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals specified in
1.8section 216H.02, subdivision 1.
1.9    Subd. 2. Purpose. This section is intended to create a nonexclusive, regular,
1.10mandated process for the state to develop policies to attain the greenhouse gas reduction
1.11goals specified in section 216H.02.
1.12    Subd. 3. Biennial reduction progress report. By November 1 of each even
1.13numbered year, the commissioners of commerce and the pollution control agency shall
1.14jointly report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees
1.15with primary policy jurisdiction over energy and environmental issues the most recent
1.16and best available evidence identifying the level of reductions already achieved and the
1.17level necessary to achieve the reduction goals established in section 216H.02. The report
1.18must be written in easily understood nontechnical language.
1.19    Subd. 4. Annual legislative proposal. The commissioners of commerce and the
1.20pollution control agency shall annually by November 1 provide to the chairs and ranking
1.21minority members of the legislative committees with primary policy jurisdiction over
1.22energy and environmental issues proposed legislation the commissioners determine
1.23appropriate to achieve the reductions. The legislation must be based on the principles in
1.24subdivision 5. If the commissioners determine no legislation is appropriate, they shall
1.25report that determination to the chairs along with an explanation of the determination."